Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Crawling Crowd

by psychonull - Jam Entry

Crawling Crowd is a puzzle game. You have to take a random alien out of the room by moving the other ones to free spaces.
Do it in the least amount of movements you can!

Controls: mouse down and swipe to move

Tools used:
Framework: Phaser, Redux to manage the game state and React for views (javascript, html5)
Art: Created with illustrator and photoshop
Music and Sounds: some weird files we have around (we don't know where they come from)

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Megalink says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:58am

Very creative! Good job :)

DireGoose says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 2:25am

Dancing seagulls for the win!
I found the periodic flashing really annoying though.
Great job having a bunch of sound tracks!

The Vall says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 7:00am

Interesting art, the soundtracks were good.

Yvanor says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 6:41pm

Aha, it's an funny idea ! The graphics and the music are ok. The game is a little bit too easy, so it's even shorter. Good work though !

sanojian says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:58am

The characters were funny and the game played nicely. My only complaint is the effects were a bit too flashy. I get that they were supposed to be disorienting and that worked, but it was quite hard on the eyes. All in all, good job!

ursagames says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:06pm

The animations were quite amusing, and the gameplay idea felt pretty solid, but without a penalty for exceeding the number of moves there wasn't much of a challenge. Something that could have made the puzzles more interesting would be dancers who attempted to move on their own when you move moved a dancer. For example, a dancer could always move to the right when space was available- perhaps making big dancers able to shove little ones if there was space? Just some idea I had while playing.

Alexbrainbox says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 1:36am

Really funny. I loved the animations and the music was pretty fantastic as well. Nice job!

DoubtfulGames says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 5:18am

Cute, hard to play. Pretty simple puzzles, hard to control.

Protrance says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 6:37am

Really creative and fun idea. My only complaint is that moving the aliens can be a little hard sometimes. Other than that, good job!

eruiz00 says ...
Dec 17, 2016 @ 3:46pm

Didn't understand lights until stage 2... lol how hallucinogen to play this. Simple idea with a bit of LSD. Well done!

Dec 17, 2016 @ 7:19pm

Basically, it's a "I'm in a night club and I want to go to the bathroom" simulator. Very realistic.
I like this dancing ambiance with fast music and flash/light effects for a reflexion game. It makes it original and fun

caryoscelus says ...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 6:05pm

Can hardly play because some aliens are displayed as black boxes, but atmosphere is pretty nice.

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